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African Players on target as Tottenham’s Sarr, Salah, and Victor Osimhen opened their goal account

African stars Victor Osimhen for Napoli and Mohamed Salah for Liverpool opened their goal accounts for the season to league victories at the weekend.


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Osimhen who was the leading Serie A top scorer last season, was on target twice in a 3-1 win at Frosinone while Salah tapped in the rebound in a 3-1 victory over Bournemouth.

Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)

The Egyptian, who was voted African Footballer of the Year twice, was on target in the 36th minute for a 2-1 Premier League.

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Mohamed Salah lead as he fired the penalty rebound past Bournemouth captain and goalkeeper Neto.

Pape Sarr (Tottenham)

The Senegal midfielder find at the back of the net his maiden goal for the north Londoners in their tense impressive 2-0 win against Manchester United.

The 20-year-old Sarr scored from close range in the 49th minute to end the stalemate.

Yoane Wissa (Brentford)

The DRC forward scored for the Bees who won 3-0 at London rivals Fulham.

In the 64th minute, Wissa was pushed by Tim Ream in the area as he attempted to shoot. Ream was given a second yellow card and sent off, and Cameroon forward Bryan Mbeumo scored the penalty and scored again in added time.

Inaki Williams (Athletic Bilbao)

The Ghana international broke the deadlock in Athletic’s 2-0 La Liga win at Osasuna with a finish from close range after being set up by his younger brother Nico Williams.

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Inaki scored 10 league goals last season, his second-best career tally in the Spanish top flight.

Victor Osimhen (Napoli)

Nigeria forward Osimhen started his season where he left off in the last campaign with a super double in Napoli’s 3-1 win at promoted Frosinone.

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The 24-year-old crashed in a rocket shot off the crossbar to put the champions in the lead shortly before the break and sealed the points with a simple finish past Stefano Turati after being sent clear by captain Giovanni Di Lorenzo.


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